Damselflies and green woodpecker


Yesterday, to Gooilust nature reserve.

This video is called Gooilust estate in The Netherlands; taken Saturday 10 May 2008.

Many puffballs.

A robin.

Speckled wood and common blue butterflies.

The sound of a green woodpecker.

A blue-tailed damselfly sitting on a rhododendron.

Two stock doves on leafless branches.

Phase contrast X-ray synchrotron microtomography and the oldest damselflies in amber (Odonata: Zygoptera: Hemiphlebiidae): here.

In this season of swine flu, you’d be forgiven for staying home if you felt a bit under the weather. But what if you got in your car and drove to the next state? That’s essentially what male damselflies do when they’re not feeling well, according to a new study. The move may help these delicate-looking cousins of dragonflies find more sanitary surroundings and colonize new habitats: here.

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